Architectural Review Board


December 15th, 2016

 

Call to Order / Roll Call

Oral Communications

Agenda Changes, Additions, and Deletions

City Official Reports

  1. Meeting Schedule & Assignments
  2. List of Staff Approved (Minor) Architectural Reviews

 

Action Items

 

3. 233 University Avenue [16PLN-00302]: Request for Preliminary Architectural Review of a Proposed Renovation and Addition to an Existing Approximately 9,481 Square Foot Commercial Building. The Proposed 11,728 Square Foot Mixed Use Project Includes use of Seismic Rehabilitation Floor Area Bonus and Transfer of Development Rights Floor Area, Creates a New Second Story Office Space, and a new Third Story Rooftop Garden and Balcony. Environmental Assessment: This Preliminary Review is Not a Project Pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and, Therefore, Exempt from CEQA. Zoning District: CD-C (GF)(P). For more information please contact Rebecca Atkinson at rebecca.atkinson@cityofpaloalto.org

 

 

4. PUBLIC HEARING / QUASI-JUDICIAL MATTER. 240 Pasteur Drive [16PLN- 00362]: Recommendation to the Director of Planning and Community Environment for a Requested Approval of an Architectural Review Application to Allow the Construction of the a new Biomedical Innovations Building for the Stanford University School of Medicine. The Approximately 215,000 Square Foot Building was Previously Entitled in 2011. The Proposed Project Includes Architectural Modifications to Reflect Updated Internal Program Needs, Surrounding Pathways, Heritage Trees, and the Architecture of the Adjacent Hospital. Environmental Assessment: An Environmental Impact Report was Previously Certified for This Project Pursuant to the California Environmental

 

 

5. 3265 El Camino Real [15PLN-00312]: Request for Architectural Review for a new Four Story Mixed Use Project With 1,843 Square Feet of Office and Three Residential Units (4,492 Square Feet). The Applicant Also Seeks a Design Enhancement Exception to Reduce the Required Driveway Width From 20 Feet to 18 Feet and may be Required for Modifications to Standards that Require 50% of the Building Frontage to be Constructed at the Front Property Line. Environmental Assessment: Pending Further Review. Zoning District: CS. For more information please contact Adam Petersen at APetersen@m-group.us

 

 

6. PUBLIC HEARING / QUASI-JUDICIAL MATTER. 2600 El Camino Real [16PLN-00022]: Recommendation to the Director of Planning and Community Environment for Approval of an Architectural Review Application to Allow the Demolition of an Existing Six-Story Commercial Building and Construction of a New Four-Story, 62,616 Square Foot Commercial Building; no new Floor Area is Being Requested. Environmental Assessment: Consistent With the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) the Project is Exempt From Further Environmental Review Pursuant to Section 15302 (Class 2), Which Allows for the Replacement of Structures With Substantially the Same Purpose and Capacity. Zoning District: CS. For more information please contact Sheldon Ah Sing at SAhsing@m-group.us

 

 

Study Session

Public Comment is Permitted. Five (5) minutes per speaker.1,3

None

Approval of Minutes

November 17, 2016 and December 1, 2016

Board Business:

Election of Chair and Vice Chair

Board Member Questions, Comments or Announcements

Adjournment

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